Planning is underway for guided walks and information stations along the Discovery Trail and at the Mendocino College Coastal Field Station.  More information and the Discover the Coast map and brochure will be added to this page as it becomes available.

Discover the Coast

The Ukiah office of the Bureau of Land Managementin association with Point Arena Lighthouse, Friends of  Point Arena-Stornetta Lands, Mendocino College Coastal Field Station and California Native Plant Society will present Discover the Coast on Saturday, June 6 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  This event is intended to celebrate the Point Arena-Stornetta Unit of the California Coastal National Monument and educate visitors about the varied features and sights it offers.  Discover the Coast activities will start at multiple locations in and around Point Arena.   

The Point Arena Lighthouse will feature several interesting activities and delicious food in support of Discover the Coast.  Admission to the Lighthouse Grounds and Museum will be free, with discounted $5 Tower Tours.

Guide and Food Stations at the Fog Signal Building

We are still in the planning stages for this event, but expect to have several informational and food stations  at the Lighthouse.

(almost) Full Strawberry Moon Night Tour
Gates open 9:30 p.m., Tour starts around 10 p.m.

Stick around after a day of Discovering the Coast and discover a full moon rising over the Manchester hills, viewed from the top of the Lighthouse Tower.  Individual tickets are $30 each or $25 each for two or more.  Reservations are required and must be made at least 3 days in advance of the tour.  Call 707-882-2809, ext. 1 to make your reservations.  

Please join us for the celebration of the fantastic, scenic, mysterious, rugged and gorgeous Point Arena-Stornetta Unit of the California Coastal National Monument and explore its amazing history, geology, flora and fauna!